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Cablegate: Estonia Plans No Environmental Taxes On

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DE RUEHTL #0148 1161306
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 251306Z APR 08
FM AMEMBASSY TALLINN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0602
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE
RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS
RUEHMT/AMCONSUL MONTREAL 0008

UNCLAS TALLINN 000148

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR EEB/TRA/OTP, MEGAN WALKLETT-TIGHE
EEB/TRA/AN, MATT FINSTON
EUR/ERA, PEGGY WALKER

REF: STATE 24750

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAIR ECON ETRD SENV EUN EN

SUBJECT: ESTONIA PLANS NO ENVIRONMENTAL TAXES ON
AVIATION

1. (U) Post delivered reftel demarche talking points to
the Chief of the Maritime and Aviation Department of the
Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication,
Mr. Aivo Lind.

2. (U) On April 18, Lind told us that the GOE has not
implemented, nor is it planning to implement in the near
future any taxes, fees, charges or operating restrictions
on airlines based on environmental concerns.

PHILLIPS

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